The Green Fairy: A History of Absinthe - Spirits of France
ABSINTHE
The Green Fairy: A History of Absinthe

When we talk about Spirits, perhaps the most controversial is the one that is slightly green in colour and believed to drive a person from being a silly drunk to a heinous murderer. But those are just stories or myths that often encircle the Read more

What is Absinthe? - Spirits of France
ABSINTHE
What is Absinthe?

Absinthe is a strongly alcoholic aperitif made from alcohol and distilled herbs or herbal extracts, chief amongst them grand wormwood (Artemisia absinthium) and green anise, but also almost always including 3 other herbs: petite wor...

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Distilleries et Domaines De Provence - A true French Absinthe - Spirits of France
ABSINTHE
Distilleries et Domaines De Provence - A true French Absinthe

All true absinthe's are bitter to some degree (due to the presence of absinthe, extracted from the wormwood) and are therefore usually served with the addition of sugar. This not only counters the bitterness, but in well made absinthe's seems also to subtly improve the h...

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